Presentation on theme: "ASSESSING HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ALIGNMENT"— Presentation transcript:
1ASSESSING HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ALIGNMENT Herb Heneman & Tony MilanowskiUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
2Session Overview Strategic Human Resource Management (HRM) Performance CompetenciesAlignment Assessment Process OverviewAlignment Assessment Exercise
3Strategic HRM ViewIn the private & public sectors, HRM has been under pressure to contribute to organizational performanceImproving transactional efficiencyReducing costs of HR processesOutsourcing HR functionsDeveloping more supportive relationships with line managersDeveloping HRM practices that impact performance
4Performance Impact of HRM Practices District Goals &StrategyPerformanceCompetenciesHRM PracticesAcquireDevelopMotivateRetain
5Performance Competencies The leverage point for the impact of HRM practices on organizational performanceWhat is a competency?A statement of a knowledge, ability, or behavior that contributes to effectivenessExamples for Teachers:Knows studentsEstablishes a classroom culture for learningUses discussion techniques that engage studentsCommunicates with families
6Teacher Performance Competency Model Identifies domain of desired teacher performance competenciesExample: Framework for TeachingSee handout
7HR Practices for Teachers RecruitmentSelectionInductionMentoringProfessional DevelopmentPerformance ManagementCompensation
8Horizontal & Vertical Alignment Vertical Alignment: the degree to which the content of an HRM practice focuses on, embeds, and communicates the desired performance competenciesExample: Is the degree to which job applicants possess the competencies assessed in the teacher selection (hiring) process?Horizontal Alignment: the degree to which HRM practices are mutually supportive and reinforcingExample: Do professional development programs provide opportunities to develop the competencies assessed in the performance evaluation system?
9Human Resource Alignment Assessment A systematic process for determining the degree of alignment of HRM practices with performance competenciesWe will focus on vertical alignment of HRM practices for teachersHRM Practice Content < - - > Teacher CompetenciesHR Alignment Scores
11HRA Assessment Exercise Your teacher performance competency modelHRA assessment for HR practice areasHRA scoresDiscussion of process & results
12DiscussionScores from districtsInsights about HR practicesDifficulties encountered
13Readiness for HRA Assessment Will district stakeholders support redesigning the HRM system to impact performance?Do you have a competency model?Are you willing to examine HRA & make changes?Do you have staff with the ability & motivation to do the assessment, then design & implement changes?